I am Guadalupe López-Íñiguez, a Spanish cellist, educator and interdisciplinary researcher who is passionate about human (musical) learning and development. I hold a PhD in Educational Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Classical Music Performance.

I am Associate Professor of Music Education at the Sibelius Academy in Finland, where I lead research projects as a PI and supervise doctoral students. As an Academy of Finland Research Fellow, I focus on gifted education in music from the perspective of care.

In addition, I am a member of the European Association of Conservatoires’ (AEC) Artists as Makers in Society project and the International Society for Music Education’s (ISME) Education of the Professional Musician Commission (CEPROM). I am Co-Editor in Chief of SAGE’s Spanish language Revista Internacional de Educación Musical.